Getting started

OVERVIEW

  • The Common Good Balance Sheet is based on the Common Good Matrix. 20 Themes describe a company’s contribution to the Common Good. These tools allow sustainability and transparency standards to be compared across all sectors all types and sizes of businesses.
  • Not only companies, also municipalities and educational institutions can apply the Common Good Balance Sheet and the underlying ideas.

  • Many organizations have already successfully applied the Common Good Balance Sheet. Learn more about their good practices.

BALANCE SHEET SPECIFICS

Companies

Many companies worldwide have already drawn up a Common Good Balance Sheet.

Municipalities

Several municipalities already support companies to draw up a Common Good Balance Sheet and apply it themselves.

Educational Institutions

A number of educational institutions create a Common Good Balance Sheet and implement ECG into their curriculums and research.

BENEFITS

Within Your Organization

  • 360° Sustainability Management

  • Improving Relationships

  • Motivation at the Workplace

  • Innovation Impetus

  • Meet EU’s non-financial information reporting requirements

In the Marketplace

  • Attractiveness

  • Distinctiveness

  • Visibility

  • Cooperation

  • Network

Within Society

  • Common Values

  • Quality of Life

  • Preservation of Nature and Environment

  • Fair and Sustainable Products and Services

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HOW TO CREATE A COMMON GOOD BALANCE SHEET

Get started with your Common Good Balance Sheet

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Download the handbook and further resources

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Find a consultant in your country to help create a Common Good Balance Sheet

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